Prevalence of caries according to the socio-economic level in patients Attentend in clinics' UAZ, UV, UAS, BUAP and UATLX

Prevalence of caries according to the socio-economic level in patients Attentend in clinics' UAZ, UV, UAS, BUAP and UATLX

Author: 
Eduardo Medrano Cortés, Christian Starlight Franco Trejo, Luz Patricia Falcón Reyes, Rosalia Guadalupe Capetillo Hernández, Rosa Alicia García Jau, Rosendo Carrasco Gutiérrez, Aurora Lucero Reyes and Gloria Martha Álvarez Morales
Abstract: 

The socio-economic level is used to discriminate social, political, educational, consumption of products and media; Caries is a disease that occurs in all social strata. Objective. To determine the prevalence of caries with respect to the socio-economic level at university clinics. Methodology. Descriptive-transversal study. By compiling identification forms, AMAI questionnaire (8x7), CPOD. Results. 1416 patients were interviewed, with caries distributed: 74.7% UAZ, 89.1% UV, 60.4% UAS, 19.6% BUAP, 39.5% UATLX. Regarding the Socio-economic Level: in the UAZ level A/B with 34.7%, level C+ in UV, UAS, BUAP with 27.4% for UATLx level D 25.3%. Finding significance in stadistics related to CPOD with Universities. Conclusion: It was determined a high prevalence of caries on patients from different Socio-economiclevels.

Paper No: 
1681